Václavské náměstí
Hradčanské náměstí

Located in the New Town of the city is Wenceslas Square, the commercial centre of the city. This square has played an important role in Prague’s history and it was used as a market in medieval times. Today, the square is the main trading area in Prague with food stands, souvenir shops and cafes.

The National Museum, a building which dates back to the 19th century, is located in this square and is a magnificent building which houses information on the history of the city and much more. In front of this museum is a statue of the equestrian St Wenceslas which was put up at the start of the 20th century. This is a lively area with lots of banks, theatres, nightclubs and restaurants.

Prague Guide | Monuments in Prague


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